We think March should be spring-like because we've got used to it being that way. According to the weather experts March was the coldest for fifty years. Wasn’t it a shock to have so much snow and ice when we were led to believe that when weather experts refer to it as Spring they’re telling fibs? It just shows how we've become accustomed to a different climate. Remember the old rhyme:
The March wind doth blow and we shall have snow,
And what will the Robin do then, poor thing.
He’ll sit in a barn and keep himself warm
And hide his head under his wing, poor thing.
Years ago when my son was at school his tutor told his class that there would be another ice age. He didn’t know exactly when but my guess is that it’s on its way.
I am waiting to see what April brings. According to folklore it should be rainy which isn’t a lot better than snow showers in degrees of dampness; it just penetrates faster. So I’m going to sing along with Al Jolson in the hope that it makes me feel better. When April Showers come your way.....